Maryland Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
COMAR Title 09 Subtitle 12
Building and Material Codes
Effective March 25, 2019
Original document


Notice:

The Maryland Building Performance Standards incorporates by reference the 2018 IBC, 2018 IRC, 2018 IECC, and the 2012 IGCC.

The Maryland Model Performance Code incorporates by reference the 2018 IBC which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 09.12.51.04A(1), 2018 IPC, NEC 2017 (NFPA 70), 2018 IRC which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 09.12.51.04A(2), 2018 IMC, 2018 IECC which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 09.12.51.04A(3), and the 2012 IGCC.

The Maryland Model Performance Code may not be binding upon any subdivision of the State unless the subdivision adopts the Model Performance Code, by law, ordinance, or resolution of its governing body referring to the Model Performance Code.
FURTHER INFORMATION

Maryland Building Codes

The building codes of Maryland adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), International Green Construction Code 2012 (IGCC 2012), International Property Maintenance Code 2012 (IPMC 2012), Fire Code, 2018, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, Life Safety Code, 2018, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, National Electrical Code, 2017, and the Maryland Accessibility Code 2012.

Maryland building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Maryland Agencies

Division of Labor and Industry
Building Codes Administration
Website: http://www.dllr.maryland.gov/labor/build/buildadmin.shtml
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 606
Baltimore
MD
21201
Phone: 410-767-2227
E-mail: dldlibuildingcodes-dllr@maryland.gov